A Glimpse of Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Work #ReadIndigenous

2019-06-25T12:42:41-05:00

Beginning June 1, through today, June 21st, I’ve been sharing a recommended read by an indigenous author each day on Twitter. On May 30th, there was also talk here of the most recent Thomas King mystery, on June 1st talk of Daniel Heath Justice’s Why Indigenous Literatures Matter, and

A Glimpse of Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Work #ReadIndigenous2019-06-25T12:42:41-05:00

Stephen King’s Finders Keepers (2015)

2017-07-20T17:41:28-05:00

A detective haunted by past cases left unresolved or unhappily resolved? This offers a terrific launching pad for storytelling. Pocket Books - S&S, 2016 Particularly when the detective is no longer in an official capacity and has more time on his hands to ruminate and regret. "There’s not a

Stephen King’s Finders Keepers (2015)2017-07-20T17:41:28-05:00

Where the Girls Went: Three Novels

2016-05-27T13:24:16-05:00

Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and, most recently, The Widow: girls make for good pageturners. But Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins and Fiona Barton are looking to tell different kinds of stories about girls. In a BookPage interview, Gillian Flynn tries to explain why Gone Girl captured "the popular

Where the Girls Went: Three Novels2016-05-27T13:24:16-05:00

In the Balance: Will Starling and Punishment

2015-01-27T17:31:50-05:00

Crimes of the past lurk beneath the stories in Ian Weir's Will Starling and Linden MacIntyre's Punishment and the main characters lurch towards and stumble into confrontations and altercations with life-long repercussions. Goose Lane Editions, 2014 These are both dark tales, but Ian Weir's novel is literally and figuratively so: "And

In the Balance: Will Starling and Punishment2015-01-27T17:31:50-05:00
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